New Zealand Quail (Coturnix novaezelandiae).

Stock ID 44748 New Zealand Quail (Coturnix novaezelandiae). Frank Knight.

watercolour on Arches 640gsm paper, 470mm by 365mm, Signed "F. Knight '21 lower right corner [and] vignette watercolour on Arches 640 gsm paper, 250mm by 350mm.

ORIGINAL WATERCOLOUR AND VIGNETTE from Forshaw, Joseph M. Quail, Buttonquail and Plains-wanderer in Australia and New Zealand. Melbourne: CSIRO Publishing, 2023.

THE ARTIST: Frank Knight (born 1941) originally worked for CSIRO's Division of Wildlife Research (Canberra) as a technician and illustrator. He is a well established wildlife artist and best known for his technical illustrations of major Australian natural history books.


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